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Citrus ID

 

Eremocitrus x Shekwasha

 

Synonyms

 

None

Cultivar or taxon

 

Citrus glauca (Lindl.) Burkill x Citrus reticulata Blanco hybrid (sensu Mabberley 2004, Bayer et al. 2009); Eremocitrus glauca (Lindl.) Swingle X (Citrus reticulata Blanco x Citrus tachibana (Makino) Yu. Tanaka?) (sensu Swingle and Reece 1967, in part; sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002, in part); Eremocitrus glauca (Lindl.) Swingle x Citrus depressa Hayata (sensu Hodgson 1967, in part; sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002, in part)

Description

 

Crown compact or dense, not weeping. First-year twig surface glabrous; second- or third-year twig surface striate; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles absent or not persistent. Petiole glabrous, length medium; wings absent. Leaflets one, margin crenate/crenulate, shade leaflet blades weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades weakly conduplicate. Scent of crushed leaflets mandarin-like. Fruit broader than long, rind yellow-orange (11), orange (12), or red-orange (13); rind texture smooth (1-3); firmness leathery; navel absent; flesh orange; faste acidic-sweet.

References

 

Cottin, R. 2002. Citrus of the World: A citrus directory. Version 2.0. France: SRA INRA-CIRAD.

Hodgson, R.W. 1967. Horticultural varieties of Citrus. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry, rev. University of California Press. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter4.html.

Swingle, W.T. and P.C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives. In: Reuther, W., H.J. Webber, and L.D. Batchelor (eds.). The Citrus industry. Ed. 2. Vol. I. University of California, Riverside. http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter3.html.

Resources

 

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Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011
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